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Earthmoving equipment contains the workhorses of the worksite. From digging out a trench to loading, backfilling, grading, raking or sweeping, United Rentals' full line of top-tier earthmoving equipment has the performance and versatility to get the job done.

Our fleet includes backhoe loaders, excavators, skid steer loaders, wheel loaders, dozers, ride-on sweepers, and trenchers, and the coordinating earthmoving attachments vital for any large excavating job. United Rentals can help you choose the right piece of equipment so you can get your construction project done safely, quickly and efficiently.

 

FAQs

What size skid steer do I need?

  • The size of skid steer depends on the job you wish to perform. The smallest skid steers typically have a rated operating capacity (ROC) of about 700 pounds and an overall weight of about 3,000 pounds. This smaller size is ideal for a homeowner project as it can usually fit through a walkthrough backyard gate. A very large skid steer can have an ROC in the 3,000-plus-pound range for someone who doesn’t have room for a full-size backhoe or wheel loader. Read more about the seven factors to consider when renting a skid steer from United Rentals.

How do I calculate excavator bucket capacity and volume?

  • Ensuring you have the right size bucket for your project is important for proper production and reducing wear and tear on the equipment. There are several factors to consider and calculations to perform to determine the correct bucket. Generally, you'll use OEM specifications, including the maximum lift capacity, bucket weight and bucket capacity. Find more information and how to calculate whether the capacity of your bucket will work in the United Rentals article, “How to Choose the Right Bucket for Your Excavator or Wheel Loader.

What's the right earthmoving equipment for my job?

  • Excavators are heavy-duty diggers. Typically, the deeper the hole, the bigger the machine required. They can drill, break rocks, create trenches or dig large holes for foundations. A compact excavator is ideal for heavy digging in a tight space.
     
  • Loaders are perfect for scooping up loose material and depositing it elsewhere. They move well in soft soil but cannot dig very deeply.
     
  • Bulldozers' giant blade attachments can push large quantities of dirt, debris, shrubs or building remains to where you want them. A bulldozer can also be outfitted with a rear "ripper" that can tear through rock and soil.
     

 

 

 

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Cat Class: 906-2305
Dozer, 100-115 HP, Low Ground Pressure
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  • Operating weight up to 20,974 lbs., ground pressure up to 4 PSI
  • Blade width up to 10' 4''
  • Digging depth up to 19.8"
  • Blade capacity up to 2.6 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for easily clearing dirt for construction and industrial applications
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Cat Class: 906-2330
Dozer, 125-139 HP, Low Ground Pressure
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  • Operating weight up to 33,197 lbs., ground pressure up to 5.31 PSI
  • Blade width up to 12'
  • Digging depth up to 21"
  • Blade capacity up to 4.16 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for easily clearing dirt for construction and industrial applications
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Cat Class: 906-2290
Dozer, 90-95 HP, Low Ground Pressure
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  • Operating weight up to 21,180 lbs., ground pressure up to 4.57 PSI
  • Blade width up to 10' 4''
  • Digging depth up to 22.84"
  • Blade capacity up to 2.6 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for easily clearing dirt for construction and industrial applications
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Cat Class: 905-1015
Excavator, 25,000-29,000 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visability
  • Maximum digging depth up to 19' 7"
  • Ground level reach up to 28' 4"
  • Bucket capacity up to .98 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard excavating jobs on construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1030
Excavator, 30,000-35,000 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visibility
  • Maximum digging depth up to 21' 9"
  • Ground level reach up to 32' 6"
  • Bucket capacity up to 1.11 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard to heavy-duty excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1035
Excavator, 30,000-35,000 lbs., Zero Swing
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  • Maximum digging depth up to 19' 7"
  • Ground level reach up to 28' 4"
  • Bucket capacity up to .98 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1045
Excavator, 35,000-39,000 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visibility
  • Maximum digging depth up to 21' 4"
  • Ground level reach up to 30'
  • Bucket capacity up to 1 cubic yard
  • Uses: Ideal for standard excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1085
Excavator, 50,000-55,999 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visibility
  • Maximum digging depth up to 21' 9"
  • Ground level reach up to 32' 6"
  • Bucket capacity up to 1.11 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard to heavy-duty excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1080
Excavator, 50,000-55,999 lbs., Reduced Swing
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  • Tail swing between 6' and 7' 10"
  • Maximum digging depth up to 21' 9"
  • Ground level reach up to 32' 6"
  • Bucket capacity up to 1.11 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard to heavy-duty excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1135
Excavator, 63,000-66,999 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visibility
  • Maximum digging depth between 20-22'
  • Ground level reach up to 31'
  • Bucket capacity between 1-2 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard to heavy-duty excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 905-1150
Excavator, 70,000-79,000 lbs.
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  • Excellent all-around visibility
  • Maximum digging depth up to 24' 10"
  • Ground level reach 36' 3"
  • Bucket capacity up to 2.75 cubic yards
  • Uses: Ideal for standard to heavy-duty excavating jobs on larger construction sites
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Cat Class: 902-5215
Backhoe Breaker Attachment, 1,500 ft.-lbs.
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  • Adjustable 550-900 bpm
  • Weight 1,121-1,403 lbs.
  • Tool diameter 3.5"
  • Ideal for concrete demolition, road repair and site preparation
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Cat Class: 902-5013
Backhoe Bucket, 12 in. Smooth
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  • Bucket capacity up to 3.4 cubic yards
  • Ideal for trenching, backfilling or clearing sites
  • Width 12"
  • Smooth edge
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Cat Class: 902-5021
Backhoe Bucket, 18 in. Smooth
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  • Bucket width 18"
  • Bucket capacity up to 4.9 cubic feet
  • Ideal for trenching, backfilling or clearing sites
  • Smooth edge
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Cat Class: 902-5026
Backhoe Bucket, 24 in. Smooth
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  • Bucket capacity up to 4.6 cubic yards
  • Ideal for trenching, backfilling or clearing sites
  • Width 24"
  • Smooth edge
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Cat Class: 902-5037
Backhoe Bucket, 37 in. Smooth
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  • Bucket width 37"
  • Bucket capacity up to 17 cubic feet
  • Ideal for trenching, backfilling or clearing sites
  • Smooth edge
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Cat Class: 902-1021
Backhoe Loader, Dig Depth 14 ft., 4WD, Extended Cab
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  • 4-wheel drive unit
  • Travel speed up to 24.6 mph
  • Standard backhoe bucket capacity up to 6.5 cubic yards
  • Standard loader bucket capacity 1 cubic yard
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Cat Class: 902-1100
Backhoe Loader, Dig Depth 17 ft., 4WD
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  • 4-wheel drive unit
  • Extendable boom lift arm for additional 3' 6" digging depth available
  • Standard backhoe bucket capacity up to 6.5 cubic yards
  • Standard loader bucket capacity 1 cubic yard
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Cat Class: 906-2110
Dozer, 110 HP
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  • Blade width up to 8'8"
  • Digging depth up to 19.2"
  • Operating weight up to 21,980 lbs.
  • Blade capacity 2.16 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 906-2130
Dozer, 130 HP
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  • Blade width up to 12'
  • Digging depth up to 21"
  • Operating weight up to 31,290 lbs.
  • Blade capacity 2.4 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 906-2180
Dozer, 180-185 HP
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  • Blade width up to 11'
  • Digging depth up to 21"
  • Operating weight up to 44,269 lbs.
  • Blade capacity up to 7.3 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 906-2070
Dozer, 70 HP
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  • Blade width up to 8'1"
  • Digging depth up to 20.8"
  • Operating weight up to 16,283 lbs.
  • Blade capacity 2.1 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 906-2270
Dozer, 70 HP, Low Ground Pressure
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  • Blade width up to 9'7"
  • Digging depth up to 20.8"
  • Operating weight up to 17,525 lbs.
  • Blade capacity 2.6 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 906-2090
Dozer, 90 HP
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  • Blade width up to 9'7"
  • Digging depth up to 20.6"
  • Operating weight up to 19,640 lbs.
  • Blade capacity 2.4 cubic yards
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Cat Class: 905-7025
Excavator Breaker Attachment, 2,000 ft.-lbs.
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  • Adjustable 400-650 bpm
  • Weight 1,820 lbs.
  • Tool diameter 4.33"
  • Ideal for concrete demolition, road repair and site preparation
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